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Department of Theatre and Music Theatre
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900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse,WI 54601
608.796.3793
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DEGREES OFFERED
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with emphasis in Acting

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with emphasis in Design and Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with emphasis in Stage Management

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Arts Administration

Bachelor of Sciences in Theatre Arts Education

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts


Our conservatory-style training program prepares you to pursue a career in theatre, while our liberal arts education helps you learn for life. Explore our site and find out why students from across the nation are choosing Viterbo University Theatre and Music Theatre to develop their creative potential. About the Program Viterbo University Theatre offers dynamic undergraduate theatre and music theatre programs where you can take advantage of exceptional training, technologically advanced facilities, and the best in liberal arts education. We offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in music theatre, theatre (emphases: acting, design/technical production, stage management), and arts administration; the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in theatre arts; and the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in theatre education. The department is actively involved in the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival. Our students train with a faculty of theatre professionals and visiting artists from around the nation. Students also benefit from connections at Guthrie Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, American Players Theatre, Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis, Dallas Children’s Theatre, Great River Shakespeare, and others. Production and performance opportunities abound with: 5-6 productions (including two musicals) every year Multiple all-student-driven productions of plays, dance and devised works Senior capstone shows Studio class performances and cabarets Weekly improv club practice and performance Hands-on experience assisting with more than 30 professional touring shows presented each year on our stages.

Notable Alumni Include: Linda Balgord, Arbender J. Robinson, Matt Boehler, Raisa Ellington, Luke Kritzeck, Ashley Pankow, Rebecca Kaasa, David Adamick, Kirby Joe Grub, Barry Moe, Troy Iverson, Dillon McArdle, Rachel Moll, Nadia Wahhab, Abby DeSanto, Mark Frank

Faculty Info: Jennifer Brown, Sandy Harvey, Karla Hughes, Erin Jerozal, Chad Kolbe, Frank Ludwig, Janet McLean, Shane Rhoades, Rick Walters.

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